Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 04979
Claimant: Kenahu, wahine
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Hawaii
District: Hilo
Ahupuaa: Papaikou
Ili: Piihau
Statistics: 1656 characters 269 words
No. 4979, Kenahu, Piihau, Hilo, Hawaii, January 14, 1848
N.R. 695-696v8


Greetings to the Land Commissioners at Honolulu, Oahu: I hereby state my claim for land. My right to this place was received from my makuas, and I have a firmly established right. This claim commences at the makai corner and goes to the middle section of the land /'ili./ It is 472 fathoms by 180 fathoms. Within th ....

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.... Hilo.

[It is bounded]:
Mauka by Kekua and Kalupa's land
Hamakua by stream
Makai by street
Puna by climbing road.
1 cultivated kihapai, 2 houses for Kenahu.

Old residents of the land since the time of Kamehameha I.

Kuikauai, sworn, He has seen this land just as Keahi had stated.

[Award 4979; R.P. 4680; Papaikou Hilo; 1 ap.; 2.65 Acs]